Rabbi Cahana attend opening of Muslim Educational Trust School and Community Center in Tigard

Rabbi Cahana attended the Muslim Educational Trust School and Community Center opening in Tigard on December 12th. He spoke along with many faith and political leaders supporting the Muslim community of Oregon and speaking out against Islamaphobia. Inside the Muslim Educational Trust's new gymnasium, Rabbi Cahana and others pointed to interfaith friendships as an antidote to misunderstanding and hatred. Read about the event, and see photos here.


 photo courtesy of Oregonlive.com

Cantor Cahana sings with Pink Martini on NPR

Tune into your local NPR station to hear Pink Martini's Joy to the World: A Holiday Spectacular, hosted by Ari Shapiro, with Thomas Lauderdale, China Forbes, Storm Large, the Von Trapp's, Pacific Youth Choir, and our own Cantor Ida Rae Cahana.

The internationally acclaimed Pink Martini decks the airwaves with festive holiday songs from around the globe while Cantor Cahana contributes her beautiful voice in the singing of Elohai, Ocho kandelikas, and Auld Lang Syne. The special will air on OPB Radio Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 9PM and Thursday, Dec. 24 at 7PM. It is also available for on-demand streaming now at NPRMusic.org.


Cantor Cahana performs at Seasons of Lights Concert

SOL-2015Season of Lights 2015 Concert
December 5, 7pm
First Congregational Church

Come listen to Cantor Cahana perform at this Community Holiday Benefit Concert, a program that will feature music from Israel, Spain, Japan, Russian, West Africa, and the Americas. Special performances also include Jazz vocalist Shirley Nanette, Cantor Ida Rae Cahana, the Portland Boyschoir, violinists Tatiana Kolchanova and Andrew Ehrlich, Will Dudley, Thousand Waves, and Peter Zisa. uccportland.org